The table below looks at the statistics for MS Exchange skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Exchange over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Exchange Server
Rank 24 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Exchange 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.54% 2.37% 1.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 18.92% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate - £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £288 £281
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.75 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -
MS Exchange
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
27 37 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 14.67% 12.54% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 20
Average daily rate £350 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £184 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £750 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%

MS Exchange
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MS Exchange Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region.

MS Exchange Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Exchange across the Slough region.

MS Exchange Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MS Exchange
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) vSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Clustering
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) IBM
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) HP
5 3 (42.86%) Dell
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp

MS Exchange
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region citing MS Exchange also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Exchange. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Clustering
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) AIX
6 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Coaching
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (42.86%) ISA Server
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
2 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Dell
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Apple